Miami’s First Supertall Tower Begins Vertical Construction

The 1,049-foot Waldorf Astoria Miami has commenced vertical construction, new photos show.

The Waldorf will be Miami’s first supertall, and the tallest residential building south of New York.

It will include 387 condos and 205 guestrooms and suites. The residential component is already 90 percent sold.

A record-breaking foundation pour was recently completed, and a record-breaking construction loan was also issued this month.

The foundation pour began on June 14. It was planned to last 36 hours, with 1,400 trucks delivering over 13,500 cubic yards of concrete to the development site.

Developers PMG, Greybrook, Mohari Hospitality, S2 Development, and Hilton secured $668M in construction financing earlier this month. It is the largest construction loan secured for a residential condominium development in Florida’s history.

Completion is planned for Q2 2028, the developers said this month.

 



 

 

 

 

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Floridian
25 days ago

Excited to see the building change the Miami skyline forever. I wonder how long would it take to reach the height of the towers besides it

No glass no class
25 days ago

At least a year.

Cover the podiums
25 days ago

Melo did one slab per week on downtown 1st. I’m guessing they’re gonna do a little less than that since this is more complex. So two years!

George D
25 days ago

This building will forever change the Miami skyline! Another step in making Miami a true world-class city!

Julio
25 days ago

It takes a lot more than a tall building to make this a world-class city.

Anonymous
25 days ago

It’s already a world class city, even without a public transportation system like in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo. etc.

Anonymous
22 days ago

We have better public transportation than New York, it’s about quality over quantity boo

Name*
25 days ago

Case in point Burj Dubai

Matilda
25 days ago

It looks like this one and Okan will be going up at the same time. The Miami skyline will never be the same! It would be nice for a super tall Miami building to have a spear … Does anybody know if the Legacy construction has resumed ? That one will have a mini spear.

anon
25 days ago

Some permits have been approved and they are still waiting on a few more

Anonymous
24 days ago

ALSO BACCARAT. THATS NOW MOVING FAST! It should be completed ALSO early 2028. That building will be the jewel of central Brickell. Finally ! Super luxury has arrived. Well. Yeah…. Aston Martin is stunning , but the finishes are very “standard “high end.

Anonymous
25 days ago

Time for the Holiday Inn Express next door to begin vertical demolition.

Park Slope
24 days ago

Not a cool shape.

Bob
17 days ago

Agreed. I don’t like the design.

Michael
25 days ago

I am very open minded but that.building lacks style for miami. It looks like it is falling over.

anon
25 days ago

Thats kind of the point – it’s called a cantilever.

Anonymous
24 days ago

It’s not balanced design though, it should be awe inspiring not nerve wracking

Name*
22 days ago

curioius to what you call ‘style’…. another big box or a canister looking building.

Make Miami Great Again!
25 days ago

I can’t wait to see this building from Broward, build build build!

Howard Roark
25 days ago

That Holiday Inn right next door has to go. It’s like a wart on a beauty queen.

Name*
22 days ago

YES> they should have bought it and used it for more parking on a few levels and then a greenpark on top.

ANON
24 days ago

Waldorf Astoria. Okan Tower. Baccarat Residences. Miami indeed is becoming a world class city. AND 2028 is going to be an amazing & memorable year. Tall , classy & luxurious. Love it!

Anon
24 days ago

2028 is pretty optimistic. This isn’t the midwest or east where people actually get things done. 2030 at the earliest.

Guest
25 days ago

When are they going to get rid of that ugly holiday inn…..

Anonymous
23 days ago

what can you say, the rich get richer and there is no good high density zoning anywhere west of I95 in the urban corridor. Little Havana languishes behind as downtown flourishes with better zoning.

Person1
19 days ago

They need to redesign the top part of this building before it’s too late. It’s going to dominate the skyline forever and it draws all the attention to itself, and it’s extremely unpleasant to look at. HUGE mistake being made by building this in such a prominent location in the skyline.

Captain anonymous
25 days ago

Mofos are making alot of noise. They start at 6am and go to 9pm. Monday thru Saturday. People are pissed off.

anon
25 days ago

Hi let me introduce you to cities.

Former Resident of Miami
24 days ago

I lived right next to it, I get it, we live in a city and they are going to build. But why they had a waiver to start at 6 a.m. was not called for. The City of Miami did not care that they would start the machines and prep work at 5:30 a.m. most days. Build but be respectful.

Name*
22 days ago

what ? You thought the moment you moved into a city all construction would stop? Streets would just magically widen themselves and no other buildings would go up…. because you moved in. Got it.

Former Resident of Miami
17 days ago

I do not think you are referring to my comment, but I never said it would stop…read what I wrote. I said that I know they will BUILD but be respectful.

Andrew
25 days ago

I guess no one worried about hurricanes.

Anonymous
25 days ago

That’s like saying no one worried about earthquakes in the west, tornadoes in the midwest, and terrorists attacks in the northeast.

Cat 5
25 days ago

There’s no hurricanes in FL, so they’re building this anyways dummy.. Ofcourse there’s hurricanes and everything is perfectly engineered for these types of situations

Anonymous
25 days ago

If you ever been to Hong Kong you’ll see that they have more highrises than NY and is as much prone to hurricanes as is Miami. They can build it sound for sure

Gorf
25 days ago

Guess maybe that was taken into consideration per building code, and common sense?

Anonymous
25 days ago

Ahem🫢…california troll..ahem.

Anon
25 days ago

Do you really think that the lender that just financed a $660M construction loan did so without making sure the building would be structurally protected against hurricanes? Do you think these world class developers would spend millions of dollars and years of planning and casually forget we get hurricanes around here? LOL JFC

TellTheTruth
24 days ago

Tell the judge Engoron.

Jordan
24 days ago

You could have simply asked, “Do you think?”

NYC Transplant
25 days ago

New York has had at least three hurricanes hit it over the past 20 years, most notably Sandy. Last I heard, super-talls are still on the menu.

Anonymous
25 days ago

I’m sure your concrete box spec house with its flat roof have done wonders with the all rain we’ve had recently.

anon
25 days ago

embarrassing comment….

TellTheTruth
24 days ago

Or climate change

Anon
24 days ago

You’re right! I’m glad you’re the 1st to point it out!